Professional Law Student Association

Professional Law Student Association by Richard Velez President, PLSA   The Professional Law Student Association was created to serve the needs of incoming and continuing law students, who were once or continue to be “Professionals” in their given fields, while entering or attending The John Marshall Law School. Many current and incoming students who were …More

The JMLS Name and Gender Marker Clinic

The JMLS Name and Gender Marker Clinic By Joseph Alfe Staff Writer   Declan Cleary is a 22 year-old second-year student who comes to The John Marshall Law School by way of North Carolina, where he attended Elon University as a Political Science major. Declan became involved in The JMLS Community Legal Clinics through the …More

The Law School Mindset

The Law School Mindset by Monique Altman Archivist   Law school tends to be challenging for just about everyone – particularly around this time of year when midterms have been completed and final exams are but a few weeks away. I have found the best way to survive and succeed is to cultivate a mindset …More

Asked & Answered: The Family Law & Domestic Violence Clinic

Asked & Answered: The Family Law & Domestic Violence Clinic Prof. Debra Pogrund Stark Clinic Director   In honor of October being Domestic Violence Month, an interview of Professor Debra Stark, Founder and Director of the John Marshall Law School Family Law & Domestic Violence Clinic:   We have a domestic violence clinic? Yes – …More

Student Planning and Academic Advising for Spring Registration

Student Planning and Academic Advising for Spring Registration by Candace Carter Editor In Chief   November brings with it that wonderful time of the semester when students can peruse the course catalog and build their schedules for the spring semester. This fall, in lieu of the Academic Advising Week sessions held by Academic Services the …More

BLSA Call to Action Open Forum Discussion

By Ashly McCants On Tuesday, July 12, 2016, The John Marshall Law School’s Black Law Student Association hosted an open forum to discuss recent tragic events and issues concerning police brutality occurring in our country. The forum began as a discussion about Alton Sterling, a father of five and husband from Baton Rouge, La., and …More

Search for New Dean of Law School Begins!

Dean John E. Corkery announced this Spring that he will be stepping down as Dean of the John Marshall Law School. Dean Cork- ery has been a member of the law school’s faculty since 1973 and has taught evidence, family law, and professional responsibility. In 1998, he became Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. After that …More

“What Are We Doing Here?”

What are we doing here, exactly? What is the purpose law school? I have posed these questions to a few professors, and I have received different answers. A common answer is that law school prepares students to be practicing attorneys. We are here to learn the nitty-gritty of the practice of law. That is why, …More